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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski: I’m ‘Supporter of Planned Parenthood’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski is one of four Republican senators whose votes will be key in the defunding of Planned Parenthood that is included in the House budget package. The measure is expected to be voted on under the rules of reconciliation, a budgetary process whereby no filibuster in the Senate is permitted, but Republicans will need the required 51 votes to approve the package.

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GOP Senators Help Democrats Advance Repeal of Ban on U.S. Funding of Organizations Providing Abortions Overseas

Though the Republican Party claims to be the “pro-life” party, Politico reported Kirk, Collins, and Murkowski slithered up to pro-abortion Democrats to approve an amendment to the State Department appropriations bill that would permanently lift the restriction on funding organizations that provide abortions – one that President Ronald Reagan’s administration put in place.